Category Archives: Past Tense

Past Tense Workshop at the Huntington Library, April 27, noon

“Creatively Writing about a Huntington Object” April 27, noon Huntington Library The capstone event of the 2011-2012 year of Past Tense seminars will be participatory writing workshop.  Curator Stephen Tabor will bring a set of recently-acquired objects  to serve as … Continue reading

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Additional Past Tense seminar date: May 4th with Tom Mullaney

We’re excited to announce that Tom Mullaney joined our lineup of Past Tense seminar speakers to discuss his research on Chinese typewriters. If you plan to attend, please RSVP so we can reserve a box lunch for you. All Past … Continue reading

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Past Tense podcast with Adam Arenson, part 2

This episode of the Making History podcast is the second half of Adam Arenson’s talk at the Past Tense seminar, “This is Not How My Book Starts: Looking Back at Writing and Framing.” Adam is the author of The Great … Continue reading

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Past Tense podcast with Adam Arenson, part 1

This episode of the Making History podcast is the first half of Adam Arenson’s talk at the Past Tense seminar, “This is Not How My Book Starts: Looking Back at Writing and Framing.” Adam is the author of The Great … Continue reading

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Past Tense podcast: Miriam Pawel

The latest podcast is now out! This episode features journalist-historian Miriam Pawel, speaking at the Past Tense seminar at the Huntington Library. Subscribe the the Making History Podcast

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Past Tense Seminar: 2011-12 Dates and 2010-11 Podcasts

The 2011-2012 schedule for the Past Tense seminar is in the works; we have dates, listed below, and we are discussing logistics with our speakers. Our new time is Fridays at noon, so we can have lunch and discuss our … Continue reading

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Past Tense April 21: The Journalist as Historian

Please join us for our last event of the academic year on Thursday, April 21, 7:00pm, in the Huntington Library’s  Overseers’ Room, for: “The Journalist as Historian” Miriam Pawel spent twenty-five years working for Newsday and the Los Angeles Times. She … Continue reading

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Upcoming Schedule for the Past Tense Lectures at the Huntington Library

In collaboration with the USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute and the USC-Huntington Institute on California and the West, we are happy to announce the schedule for the Past Tense seminar. These gatherings focus on the craft of writing history — … Continue reading

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Event: Past Tense seminar with Tara Nummedal, Dec 6th

Narrating the Impossible: A Tale of a Sixteenth-Century Alchemist Tara Nummedal, Brown University and Huntington Fellow Monday, December 6, 7-9 pm Overseer’s Room, Huntington Library To keep informed about Past Tense events, and to receive the pre-circulated papers, please join … Continue reading

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Event: Past Tense with Daniel Richter, Nov 1st, 7pm, Huntington Library

Colonial Stories and a 21st Century Readership Dan Richter, University of Pennsylvania and Huntington Fellow Monday, November 1 7pm, Overseer’s Room Please RSVP to janaremyATgmailDOTcom to receive a copy of the pre-circulated paper

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